The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analyst
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 24 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.73% 3.97% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 4.08% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Median daily rate £431 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.21% -4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £327 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £381 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -22.15% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 153 147 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.45% 97.35% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 56
Median daily rate £415 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £596 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £49.46 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Portsmouth

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Business Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) BPMN
2 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
3 6 (31.58%) Node.js
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) ISEB
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (15.79%) Ariba
6 3 (15.79%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
7 2 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
8 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Office 365
8 1 (5.26%) Sass
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Governance
8 1 (5.26%) Vector Graphics

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
2 6 (31.58%) Node.js
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.26%) Vector Graphics
2 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Business Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) BPMN
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Governance
6 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.26%) Swim Lanes
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) COBOL
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Ariba
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) SAP